Today’s companies must innovate to survive in a mine field of unpredictable competition, demanding customers, and disruptive technology. Ark Group new report Smarter Innovation considers product, organisation, and industry innovation that result directly from knowledge microprocesses. Change Agents Worldwide is featured as a case study in chapter 11.
Most business books on social media have focused exclusively on using it as a marketing tool. Many employers see it as simply a workplace distraction. But social media has the potential to revolutionize workplace learning. People have always learned best from one another—social media enables this to happen unrestricted by physical location and in all kinds of extraordinarily creative ways. The New Social Learning by Marcia Conner and Tony Bingham (forward by Daniel Pink) shows you how.
Does social business work, or is it just the latest marketing buzzword? "Social business isn't some hot new fad that will be over in an Internet minute," says Ed Brill, in his new book Opting In (forward by Marcia Conner). Whether you are a product or brand manager, marketer, customer satisfaction expert, strategist, HR executive, IT manager, or CFO, this book will help you understand how you and your organization can be more successful through becoming a social business.
Creating a Learning Culture, from Marcia Conner and Jim Clawson, is for business leaders and educators seeking innovative approaches to cultural transformation, putting learning at the center of their corporate strategy. Chapters on strategy, practice, and technology accompany profiles of organizations using learning-focused approaches and leading-edge research into how and why people work together best when they are learning all the time.
We’re all born with a vast capacity to explore and learn. Unfortunately, many of us never discover what we’re truly capable of. What if you could reclaim your birthright and tap into your full potential for learning? Imagine how much you could accomplish—how much you could become. Here’s your chance to find out. Through her innovative learning programs, Marcia Conner has helped thousands of people rediscover the joy of learning and to expand their personal and professional productivity.
Leading Organizational Learning brings together today’s top thinkers in organizational learning—including Jon Katzenbach, Margaret J. Wheatley, Dave Ulrich, Calhoun W. Wick, Beverly Kaye, Marcia Conner + other industry leaders to help business, government, and nonprofit leaders understand how to master learning and knowledge sharing within their organizations by offering chapters that directly address the most current ideas, concepts, and practices on the topic.
Learning & Development is still operating in the industrial age, yet we now are living, and working, in an information age. In this book, Clark Quinn helps us see the elements we should be taking into account, what it would like like if we were, and the path forward to an environment where how we use technology to support our endeavors in alignment with how we think, work, and learn.
The mobile revolution is upon us, so how do we take advantage for organizational success? In his second book, Clark Quinn tells us it's not about courses on a phone, and then helps us see what it *is* about: augmenting formal learning, performance support, and social learning.
Patti Anklam provides a guide for leaders and participants to work within and lead purposeful social networks “in the world.” Awareness of “networks” and “networked organizations” has reached the mainstream of the business publishing world, as evidenced in the increasing number of articles in such publications as the Harvard Business Review and the Sloan Management Review.